Calms the spirit - palpitations, anxiety, restlessness, insomnia.
Benefits the yin, anchors floating yang - irritable, insomnia, dizziness, headache, tinnitus, blurred vision, bad temper, red flushed face due to yin deficiency with ascending yang.
Prevents leakage of fluids - continuous sweating in steaming bone disorder, aftermath of warm-febrile disease, spontaneous sweating, night sweats, nocturnal emission, spermatorrhea, leukorrhea, uterine bleeding.
Softens hardness, dissipates nodules - scrofula, goiter.
Absorbs acidity - stomach pain, sour taste in the mouth.